Soweto: I Am Because We Are

Sleepless in Soweto, my first night here in over a year, I feel blessed to be back in South Africa. Three years ago I had never been to this glorious, multi-faceted country with its troubled history, although when I was 17 I was selected as a volunteer for a six-month programme here which ultimately did [...]

By | 2021-05-11T05:29:22+01:00 November 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Women Undiluted: Sthembile Shoba – Guiding Light for Soweto Youth

In January 2015, while running a workshop in Botswana, I mentioned to a young participant that I was planning to visit Soweto en route back to the UK. She responded “You have to go to Soweto Theatre!” Back then, I had no idea that I would fall in love with Soweto and it would become [...]

By | 2018-05-07T20:08:43+01:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|

A Moment of Joy, A Lifetime of Happiness

For many people, Happiness is a holy grail; longed-for, searched for, but elusive. We invest huge amounts of time, energy and money in the search. We work to be able to buy what we believe we need. We strive to be what we believe we ought to be, sometimes losing sight of who we really [...]

By | 2018-05-10T19:18:08+01:00 November 12th, 2017|Positively Mental, Uncategorised, Woman Undiluted|